On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 5:59:39 PM UTC-4, Retired wrote:
Based on the question asked, let's be 100% clear here.
The GFCI breaker still only protects wiring and devices that are downstream
By "protect any upstream wiring" you are of course, referring to any wiring
that is upstream from the first device after the breaker, not upstream from
the GFCI breaker itself. (Many of us understood what you meant, I just want
to make sure that the Bob understands that too.)
On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 6:20:03 PM UTC-4, DerbyDad03 wrote:
I think the above is less clear than what preceeded it. You're mixing
two different scenarios now. A GFCI breaker will protect everything
on that circuit. A GFCI receptacle or similar device, will only
protect itself and whatever is downstream. No GFCI device of any kind
will protect anything upstream of it.
email@example.com posted for all of us...
I think there has to be a definition made here. So I will do it..
Upstream: From source (breaker box) to GFCI outlet - not protected.
Downstream: From GFCI Outlet to far end of that circuit (last outlet on
GFCI breaker - source - (breaker box) to far end of that circuit (last
outlet on that circuit).
I hope I am clear as mud...
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